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A Grayling educator whose family has deep roots in Crawford County is retiring from her job leading local 4-H programs after  just over two decades. Nancy Persing, who has served in several capacities with Crawford County’s Michigan State University (MSU) Extension office, is retiring after 21...
Through the swift collection of evidence, a missing persons case turned into a murder investigation last week, which led to the arrest  of a Grayling man for allegedly killing a woman who he had a family with and lived with for several years. Crawford  County Attorney Magistrate Camarin L....
Volunteers for the AuSable Valley Animal Shelter recently celebrated 30 years of a labor of love and financial support to help lower operating costs. The AuSable Valley Animal Shelter recognized Sharon Priebe with the presentation of a commemorative clock to recognize her 30 years of service...
Erin and Scott Stratton knew that their son Mac had a heart condition months before he was born. And after 20 days, Mac’s tiny heart crashed while he was at an appointment at the DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. Following Mac’s birth on July 18, his parents stayed at the Ronald...
Chief 46th Trial Court Judge George J. Mertz denied a pair of motions filed on behalf of a former Grayling resident serving a lengthy prison sentence, arguing that defense attorneys provided ineffective counsel. Terry Mathew Streib, 54, was sentenced to serve 25 years to 40 years in prison for...
The Cops for Kids Christmas Tree Sale has a new location in Grayling, but serves the same mission – providing the best possible Christmas to local students and their families. The 23rd annual Cops for Kids Christmas Tree Sale, a collaboration between area businesses and the Crawford County...
Grayling Recreation Authority (GRA) will be conducting a viewing event for Warren Miller’s “Line of Descent” – a film about extreme skiing – at the Rialto Theater on Saturday, Dec. 9, to help raise money for the Hanson Hills youth skiing program. Hanson Hills plans to start making snow soon,...
The Grayling High School Players will present “67 Cinderellas” on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9, at the school’s Joseph Stripe Auditorium. Show are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on both nights. Chad Patterson, director of the play, said the performance is “a retelling of the Cinderella fairy tale...
Residents are pushing officials for answers in the ever-widening water contamination testing issue in the Grayling area. Hundreds of people packed into the cafeteria at the Grayling High School on Monday, Nov. 27, to listen to a panel of local, state, and federal officials give an update on...
On an unseasonably warm day over the weekend, Grayling cyclists cruised across the new pedestrian and bicycle bridge crossing over I-75 near the Hartwick Pines State Park. The bridge was opened for hikers and cyclists on Nov. 7. Grayling resident Steve Seager, an avid cyclist, noticed the...

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